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Reflections on Leadership from Marietta’s McDonough Conference

Marietta College, Ohio. The J. Luce Foundation (link) is opening the Luce Leadership Centre at Caribbean Maritime University (link) in June, open to its 6,000 students in August. It will feature both on campus and online courses in experiential leadership through a Doctorate degree. 1924: Jamaican-born political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator Marcus Garvey. Photo: Wiki […]

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NAACP Criticizes Nominees for the 88th Annual Academy Awards

Baltimore, MD. The NAACP today released the following statement following the announcement of the nominees for the 88th Annual Academy awards: “The presentation of the annual Academy Awards has long served as the culminating event of the awards season.  With the announcement of the nominees for the 88th Academy Awards, the contributions of people of […]

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On Obama’s Proposed Executive Actions to Curb Gun Violence

By Cornell William Brooks, NAACP President & C.E.O. Baltimore, MD. NAACP National President and C.E.O. Cornell William Brooks today released the following statement regarding President Obama’s proposed executive actions to reduce gun violence: Visitors at a gun show in Houston. Photo: Wikipedia. “More than 4 million people in our country were victims of crimes involving a gun […]

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Obama Speaks on Criminal Justice at 106th NAACP Conference

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Yesterday, the President traveled to Philadelphia to address the NAACP’s 106th national convention. In his remarks, he laid out the reasons why we need to reform America’s criminal justice system, and why we need to invest in our communities and expand opportunity for all Americans. A quick look at the numbers: 2.2 million: The […]

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Frances Dudley Alleman-Luce: Organizational Tributes

“Dream of feeding the hungry, and the means of doing it follow…” – Frances Dudley Alleman-Luce, 1973 Oxford Branch NAACP, Oxford, Ohio Memorial to Frances Dudley Alleman-Luce Fran Luce was a vital part of the Oxford, Ohio Branch of the NAACP during the 1950’s and 60’s.   She headed many committees, such as one that pushed […]

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